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Hannover Fracture Scale '98 (HFS '98)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with significant limb trauma using the Hannover Fracture Scale '98 of Krettek et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care
General Surgery

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, complications, disability and performance, prevention, surgery

ICD-10:

T10, T12

Description:

The Hannover Fracture Scale '98 is an update to the Hannover Fracture Scale that was developed in 1983. It is a simpler instrument yet reliable measure of limb salvage. The authors are from Medizinische Hochschule Hannover.

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